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Mar 21, 2013 7:00pm PDT
those employed in the past. >>> india has approved a new law mandating the death penalty for certain sex crimes. it was in effect due to an executive order by the president. the law cleared the upper house of parliament on thursday, two days after it passed the lower chamber. the gang raim rape of a woman in december prompted the changes. she died later of her injuries. she was 23 years old. indians have been demanding more protection for women after a number of other sex crimes. they say police are not doing enough to catch those responsible. >>> japanese government officials have instructed the operator of the fukushima plant to install more backup power. employees struggled for more than a day. >> reporter: we told them to supply multiple power sources and implement other efforts as quickly as possible to restore public confidence in the safety of the plan. the handling has greatly damaged public trust. >> tepco officials failed to report the problem promptly. they ordered them to improve their risk management. it took crews more than day to restore power to all the cooling system
PBS
Mar 25, 2013 7:00pm PDT
law to return as soon as possible. he says he's deeply concern over reports of serious human rights abuses. >>> he's on his first trip abroad as leader. he is spending several days on the continent. a part of the world his country has come to rely on for trade and natural resources. the president delivered a speech at a convention center. chinese aid helped fund the center. the president said the chinese will pursue their own growth while continuing to help their african friends as much as they can and enhancing ties with them. he said financial support will come free of political conditions. some western nations consider human rights issues and democratization. the former president promised $20 billion in loans to africa over a three year period. >>> a passenger yet that's been sitting idle at airports took to the skies again. problems with the battery system have kept them grounded since january. crews took off on monday at an airport in washington state. the flight lasted two hours. if there's no problems they will conduct a second test flight in the coming days. they are checkin
PBS
Mar 22, 2013 7:00pm PDT
it is ruled by law, not by police. if they can scrap the system, i think the government should do that. >> reporter: the reeducation through labor facilities are used as a way to clamp down on public dissent. but now the system itself has become the target of public criticism. with more people willing to speak out, this could be a chance for china's new leadership to spell out their position on human rights issues. nhk world, shanghai. >>> syrian president al-assad is vowing revenge on the people he blames for a suicide bombing. the explosion killed 49 people including a religious leader that was a staunch supporter of the assad government. the bomber blew himself up at a moss income the capital da mat cuss. the state-run news agency says one of the victims was a sunni muslim preacher who backed assad's fight against rebels. the bombing. he said he wouldn't let the deaths go in vain and urged his supporters to carry on their fight. leaders of the opposition free syrian army say assad is making false accusations. government troops are losing ground to the rebels. analysts say assad
KCSMMHZ
Mar 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
accident, he and other officials would have to ferry some 1,200 residents to safety. by law, his boat can carry 14 people, but most days he's out at sea. and he wouldn't be able to navigate if the waters are too rough. >> translator: if an earthquake triggers a nuclear accident, tsunami would also hit. if that's the case, we wouldn't be able to sail out. >> reporter: azuchi-oshin lies 13 kilometers offshore from the nuclear plant in western japan. municipal officials released their revised evacuation plan for the island last month. izake and other citizens gathered to discuss it at the fisheries co-op. >> translator: how many do we carry on our boats? >> translator: it depends on the size. >> translator: each boat should carry as many people as possible and make a run for it. >> translator: what about the bedridden? do we have time to take them along? >> reporter: an nhk survey suggests half of local governments struggle with finding transportation in an evacuation. >> translator: of course we care about our neighbors, but our families are our top priority. i think we'd face a panic even
KCSMMHZ
Mar 17, 2013 5:30pm PDT
framework of a new government before wednesday. >>> the united states has switched its patent law to a first to file system. this basically means that the invent irwho makes the first application can obtain the pat ents. the u.s. government revised the procedures to harmonize the systems in japan and european countries. attention is focused on how the change will affect pat ents lawsuits and the business strategies of companies operating in the u.s. >>> tens of thousands of people in iraq have staged an anti-u.s. rallies ahead of the 10th anniversary of the invasion of the country on march 20th. the protesters gathered in the central city in response to an appeal by those supporting al sadr. they condemn the u.s. led war which is believed to have killed over 100,000 civilians. they cite an insufficient amount of electricity. security remains unstable in the war torn country. terrorist attacks and violence continue as well as political divisions among sectarian groups >>> japan has won broad approval from african countries for a declaration to be announced in june. an outline was presen
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